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Live Review and Photos: Shakey Graves at the Belly Up, May 18, 2015


Shakey Graves by Sylvia Borgo

Austin’s Shakey Graves delighted a sold out Belly Up crowd



Live Photos: Glass Animals at the Observatory, May 19, 2015


Glass Animals

The English band cranked up the peanut butter vibes in San Diego



Interview: Life In Film


Life in Film by Sylvia Borgo

We talked to Life In Film before their recent show with the Wombats



Live Photos: The Wombats, Life in Film, and Cheerleader at House of Blues, May 13, 2015


The Wombats

The Liverpool band staged a British invasion in San Diego



Live Photos: Elvis Perkins at the Hideout, May 11, 2015


Elvis Perkins

The Hideout served as Perkins’ very own deer land for the night



The Kids in the Hall Get Sketchy in San Diego


The Kids in the Hall

The Canadian comedy troupe will perform at the Balboa Theater on June 3



Live Review & Photos: They Might Be Giants at the Belly Up, May 3, 2015


They Might Be Giants

They Might Be Giants brought the brain-tickling showmanship to the Belly Up



Live Review: MS MR and DJ Kitten at the Casbah, May 4, 2015


MS MR

MS MR captured hearts with their mesmerizing performance



Album Review: Life in Film – “Here It Comes”


Life In Film

London-based Life in Film plays House of Blues on May 13



Live Review & Photos: The Story So Far, Four Year Strong, Terror, and Souvenirs at Soma, May 3, 2015


The Story So Far

The Story So Far returned Soma San Diego to its punk rock roots



Live Review & Photos: OK Go at House of Blues, May 1, 2015


OK Go

The band played an unforgettable show in San Diego



Interview: Diamond Lakes


Diamond Lakes

The local band reveals its influences, aspirations, and favorite cartoons



Live Photos: Kaiser Chiefs and Priory at House of Blues, April 26, 2015


Kaiser Chiefs

Kaiser Chiefs stayed true to their indie rock roots



Live Review: Belle & Sebastian and Perfume Genius at Observatory North Park, April 17, 2015


Photo credit: Mariel A.M.

Some obnoxious attendees threatened to spoil the show



Live Photos: Marina & the Diamonds at Observatory North Park, April 18, 2015


Marina & the Diamonds

Teen idol Marina Diamandis brought her ethereal vocals to San Diego



Live Review: Ratatat and Despot at House of Blues, April 16, 2015


Ratatat

Lasers and holograms, holograms and lasers



Live Review & Photos: Father John Misty and King Tuff at The Observatory North Park


Photos by Sylvia Borgo

Father John Misty and King Tuff proved they’re two of the best bands out there right now



The Owl and Bear Podcast vol. 187


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We’ll take what we want and give the rest away



Live Review & Photos: The Maine, Real Friends, Knuckle Puck, and The Technicolors at House of Blues, April 8, 2015


The Maine

You know, for kids



Live Review & Photos: The Used, Every Time I Die, Marmozets, and The Eeries at House of Blues, April 3, 2015


The Used

Rock and roll will never die



Live Review & Photos: Tweedy and the Minus 5 at Balboa Theatre, March 24, 2015


Tweedy at Balboa Theatre by Leslie Kalohi

Jeff Tweedy and son treated San Diego to a nearly two-hour set



Live Review: Echosmith and The Colourist at House of Blues, March 29, 2015


Echosmith

The two bands delivered a millennial-friendly show in San Diego



Live Review & Photos: Juliana Hatfield and The Burning of Rome at the Belly Up, March 18, 2015


Juliana Hatfield by Leslie Kalohi

Juliana Hatfield played her seminal album, “Become What You Are” in its entirety at the Belly Up



Live Review & Photos: The Twilight Sad and Port St. Willow at The Irenic, March 13, 2015


The Twilight Sad by Sylvia Borgo

The Twilight Sad played the final show of their U.S. tour at the Irenic